Shrimp and Grits, The Bistro at Topsail

Gone Fishing – for the true story on NC Seafood (recipes too!)

Tomorrow morning - Monday, May 8 - I'll be heading to Morehead City, NC and surrounding areas in Eastern and Coastal NC for a...
ASAP Farm Tour 2017

ASAP’s Farm Tour (over 20 farms) Returns June 24-25

WNC - On June 24 and 25, over 20 Appalachian Grown™ family farms will welcome visitors to their farms during ASAP’s highly anticipated Farm...

I’m Hooked – New romantic comedy inspired by tomatoes: “Heirloom”

Sucked in by tomatoes. Yep, that's right, one recent morning I navigated to to check out the new series, "Heirloom". Captivated by Episode 1,...
Scuppernong Produce

Scuppernong Produce, on the Scuppernong River

Columbia, NC - Last week I stumbled upon the most delicious strawberries (dark red and sweet all the way through) at a road-side stand...
Hand sorting the corn

Stoned Happy Grits: Labor of Love for Barkley’s Mill

Weaverville - Just outside Asheville, nestled in the rolling hills of Western North Carolina, a modern family with deep ties to the area is...
Local Food Guide 2014

ASAP’s 2014 Local Food Guide Set to Hit Stands

The growing season is in full bloom in WNC and the Southern Appalachians. Tailgate farmers markets are opening, restaurants are featuring local food, and...
Grandad's Apples

How ’bout them apples!

And pumpkin patch, corn maze, country store, bakery, farm animals, and cow train! You'll know your at Grandad's Apples when you see the tractor-topped silo. and trademark barn at...

The Many Facets of Elodie Farms

Just half an hour North of downtown Durham in Rougemont, NC, feeling more like a million miles away, Elodie Farms sits on 27 picturesque...

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